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Roundtable: Periodization, Modernism(s), and Caribbean Literature (MSA 2019, Toronto)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 8:01am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Proposals
Roundtable: Rethinking Periodization, Modernism(s), and Caribbean Literature

Modernist Studies Association Conference
October 17-20, 2019
Toronto, ON

(Conference Theme: “Upheaval and Reconstruction”)

Art(ist)s in Resistance, Nov. 6-8, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:51am
University of Le Mans and Angers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

From abolitionist literature to antiwar painting, from documentary photography to committed filmmaking, the arts have been tools of resistance to dominant ideologies. Artistic practices provide people with a means of dissent in democratic and/or authoritarian societies. Under the cover of visual or poetic metaphors, artists imagine alternative realities that can be read as arts of resistance. The world has witnessed in the postwar era a proliferation of artistic trends, a constant re-evaluation of what constitutes a work of art, a multiplicity of experimentations and explorations, not to mention an ever-increasing diversity of media available to express the artist’s ideas.

Summit:“So Much Things to Say: A 20 Year Reflection on the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:53am
2019 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference & Albany State University Dance Program
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

2019 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference & Albany State University Dance Program Present a Summit:

 

“So Much Things to Say: A 20 Year Reflection on the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

 

 

 Call for Proposals

 

April 15 – 21, 2019

 

Albany State University West Campus

Diverse Destinies/Dystopias

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:51am
Kaylee Jangula Mootz/ Co-Sponsored by Children's Literature Association and the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

MLA 2020 Panel CFP  

Co-Sponsored by Children’s Literature Association and Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Non-Guaranteed

 

 

Panel Title:

Diverse Destinies/Dystopias

 

MLA 2020: Robert Frost and Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:12am
The Robert Frost Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

Modern Language Association Convention, Seattle, January 9-12 2020

Sponsor: The Robert Frost Society

Contact: Calista McRae, mcrae@njit.edu

Deadline for proposals: March 22, 2019

Session title: “Robert Frost and Fiction”

The Robert Frost Society invites papers on Frost and fiction, broadly construed: his reading in fiction and links with novelists; his prose stories; his narrative poems and fictive speakers; fiction and “lyric reading”; supreme fictions; dishonesty, gossip, invention.

Please send 250-300-word proposals (and any questions) to mcrae@njit.edu, by Friday 22 March 2019.

Queer White Trash (MLA-Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:44pm
Joy Hayward-Jansen (UMass, Amherst)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Seeking to propose: This panel solicits papers that interrogate queer constructions and genealogies of "white trash" in the U.S. and/or globally. Literary and interdisciplinary projects welcomed. Please submit 200-250 word abstracts and bios.

Empathy as Being Human in American Drama

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:38pm
Modern Language Association and American Theatre and Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Papers will consider how American theatre and drama of any period addresses empathy as part of the human experience. What notions of empathy are sedimented into traditional form(s) and/or by what practices do American plays re-humanize compassion for “the other?” Do American plays invite us to recognize “the other” in ourselves? How might empathy, compassion, and humanism help us to ask new questions regarding American theatre’s past, present, and future - such as how American plays refashion Classical ideas about dramatic catharsis? Conversely, panelists might pursue lines of inquiry, Brechtian or otherwise, which ask readers and audiences to consider a politicized theatrical “awakening” as an empathetic act.

Literature of the American South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:48pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring Southern Literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • The American South in a global context

  • post-Katrina literature

  • New Southern Gothic

  • The South on Film

  • LGBTQ Southern identities

  • Appalachia and the opioid epidemic

  • Southern memoir

Academic Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:43pm
albeit
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring campus literature.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic satire

  • Campus murder mysteries

  • Academia and the bildungsroman

  • Campus culture and privilege

  • Gender and academia

  • Campuses on film

  • Literary representations of HBCUs

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